Rádio Universitária – Goiânia, Brazil
Martin Butera continues his fascinating visits to radio stations and this time shows us one of the most important university radio stations in Brazil. A station that transmits in the AM band and with its 20 KW, it has been able to be heard by different DXers in 5 continents.
American Shortwave Stations on the Air in 1926
During the year 1926, a total of five American shortwave broadcasting stations were on the air, though generally with relay programming from the mediumwave parent station, as was the case back then.
Radio Weddings: Gleason Golden Wedding Interview
On six previous occasions here in Wavescan, we have presented interesting information about Radio Weddings, weddings that were broadcast live over a radio broadcasting station. Down there in Jacksonville Florida, Wendy Heape came across some of the information about our presentations of Radio Weddings, and she made contact.
American Shortwave Stations – 1928
At the beginning of the year 1928, there were six international shortwave stations on the air in the United States
Return to Guadeloupe: The Radio Scene on outlier islands
We return to the radio scene on Guadeloupe, and in particular to the radio scene on the other nearby islands that form part of the this French overseas department in the Caribbean.
VOA Voyager: Three Mobile VOA Stations in the United States
On three separate occasions, VOA, the Voice of America, has commissioned a mobile radio station for use within the United States. On each occasion, the intent was to obtain information and recordings about lifestyle and events throughout the nation for inclusion in their worldwide English and foreign language programming.
The Sun, Radio Propagation and the Brasilia Planetarium
Martin Butera takes a look at how the sun impacts radio propagation, with a bonus photo-tour of the Brasilia Planetarium.
Return to Guadeloupe
We return to the French island of Guadeloupe which is shaped like the wings of a butterfly that is flying towards the northwest. That island is located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, and we examine the early communication radio scene and their almost three quarter century of mediumwave radio history.
Hurricane Fiona and the Early Shortwave Scene on Guadeloupe
Adrian Peterson takes a look at Guadeloupe, in the Caribbean, and its early radio history.
Coffee and Radio – with Ivan Dias
Today Coffee and Radio brings you an interview with DXer Ivan Dias
Inside the Green and Yellow Contest
Our correspondent in Brazil, for RHF Martin Butera PT2ZDX/LU9EFO, had access to PT2CVA, the official broadcaster of the famous Brazilian “Verde Amarelo” contest, organized by the Brazilian army communications school.
High School Radio Is Alive and Well at WMTN
The low power station in Tennessee was recently outfitted with all-new tech and gear. By Elle Kehres ⋅ RadioWorld
A tour of ZW5B: One of the largest DX contest stations in South America
Our columnist in South America, Martín Butera, presents us with an interesting tour of this impressive South American contest station. With more than 10 towers and large stacked single band yagis, this is one of the most consistent calls in global and national contests.
For Decades, Lonewolf Has Supported “The Voice of the Arctic”
Pierre Lonewolf’s career journey that led him to Kotzebue, Alaska in the early 1980s included a stop in a very large California metropolis, where he realized big-city living just wasn’t for him.
A Look Inside CBC/Radio-Canada’s New Broadcast Center
The new Maison de Radio-Canada in Montréal is the headquarters for the French-language network of Canada’s national public broadcaster, CBC/Radio-Canada.
The Radio Scene During the 1937 Ohio River Flood
The 1937 water flooding in the city of Cincinnati Ohio is described as the worst natural disaster ever in the lengthy 175 year history of the city. On January 5, 1937 water levels along the Ohio River began to rise, and local populations were becoming alarmed.
Special Report on Brazil’s First WebSDR Public Reception Station
Brazilian amateur radio also had its heyday, where several high-level technicians were created and brought communication to isolated corners of a giant country with continental distances such as Brazil. But times have changed, other communication technologies have been developed, giving way to WebSDR, today here we will know one of the most complete in the world and it is located in the interior of the city of São Paulo, Brazil.
One Hundred Years of Radio in Manitoba, Canada: Early Mediumwave Radio
During the month of April (2022), the Canadian province of Manitoba is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the introduction of official radio broadcasting in their territory.
Legacy remains of WSY, Alabama’s first radio station
One hundred years ago this year, on April 24, 1922, Alabama Power hit the airwaves with the state’s first operating radio station. WSY (an acronym for “We Serve You”) began broadcasting from rented space in a building on Powell Avenue in Birmingham.
Marajó Island Amazonian DX Camp, Brazil 2019
Reports of 1st DX-Camp 15.61 Crew Radio Listeners’ Marajó Island – Amazon Rainforest Northern Brazil – November 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2019 – Ivan Dias da Silva Junior & Martin Butera